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    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

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    Responsibilities

    The Nurse functions as a liaison for the Veteran that has recently been discharged from the Acute Psychiatric Unit (APU), Roseburg facility. This RN may also work as a staff nurse for the unit. He/she assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates care based on age-specific components. Assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on the Veteran's transition through the continuum of care. The RN in this role educates the Veteran and family on possible resources in the community , self-management after discharge, medication management, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction. He/she considers all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences. He/she administers medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. If in the community setting this RN will teach self-medication management and have the Veteran or support member for the Veteran demonstrate back to the RN how the process is done. He/she influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the Transitional Discipline Team, as well as the Veteran's other healthcare members. Core elements of performance include knowledge and active participation in population served, level quality improvement processes, and initiatives and customer service programs.

    Mental Health provides a wide array of services, including acute inpatient, residential, ambulatory care programs, addictions treatment, emergency/urgent care, and vocational rehabilitation services. These services are organized in a continuum from inpatient to outpatient care with the mission of providing an appropriate level of support and treatment to assist Veterans in recovery from mental health and addictive disorders and to maximize their overall level of function and satisfaction with life. Mental Health provides care that is patient-focused, culturally sensitive to promote recovery, services are provided in collaboration with other Service Lines and with the desires of Veterans and their families. The most common diagnoses encountered in Mental Health range from multitude of psychological illnesses such as schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, major depression and other depressive disorders, substance abuse and addiction.


    Work Schedule: Varies to include Weekends and Holidays

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Status Candidates

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    0610 Nurse

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